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close this bookHumanitarian Supply Management and Logistics in the Health Sector (PAHO, WHO; 2001; 188 pages) [FR] [ES]
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentPreface
View the documentIntroduction
open this folder and view contentsChapter 1 - The Context1
open this folder and view contentsChapter 2 - Logistics
open this folder and view contentsChapter 3 - Assessing Logistical and Supply Needs4
open this folder and view contentsChapter 4 - Coordination
open this folder and view contentsChapter 5 - Key Characteristics of Emergency Supplies
open this folder and view contentsChapter 6 - Procurement14
open this folder and view contentsChapter 7 - Receiving Supplies
open this folder and view contentsChapter 8 - Record-Keeping, Control, and Monitoring of Supplies
open this folder and view contentsChapter 9 - Storage21
open this folder and view contentsChapter 10 - Transport29
open this folder and view contentsChapter 11 - Distribution
open this folder and view contentsChapter 12 - Managing Medical Supplies39
open this folder and view contentsChapter 13 - Transparency and Information in Emergency Supply Management
open this folder and view contentsChapter 14 - Telecommunications50
open this folder and view contentsChapter 15 - The Application of New Technologies to Emergency Logistics52
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Humanitarian Supply Management and Logistics in the Health Sector

Pan American Health Organization
World Health Organization

Humanitarian Supply Management and Logistics in the Health Sector

Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Program
Pan American Health Organization

Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action
Sustainable Development and Healthy Environments
World Health Organization

Washington, D.C., 2001

Cover photographs: PAHO/WHO

PAHO Library Cataloguing in Publication Data:

Pan American Health Organization

Humanitarian supply management in logistics in the health sector

Washington, D.C.: PAHO, © 2001

189 p.

ISBN 92 75 12375 6

I. Title
1. DISASTERS
2. DISASTER PLANNING
3. DISASTER EMERGENCIES
4. EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
5. INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE
LC HV553. P187 2001

© Pan American Health Organization, 2001

A joint publication of the Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Coordination Program of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action of the World Health Organization (WHO).

The views expressed, the recommendations formulated, and the designations employed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the current policies or opinions of PAHO or WHO or of its Member States.

The Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization welcome requests for permission to reproduce or translate, in part or in full this publication. Applications and inquiries should be addressed to the Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Coordination Program, Pan American Health Organization, 525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, USA; fax: (202) 775-4578; e-mail: disaster@paho.org.

This publication has been made possible through the financial support of the International Humanitarian Assistance Division of the Canadian International Development Agency (IHA/CIDA), the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Development (OFDA/AID), the Department for International Development of the U.K. (DFID), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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